Our Co-teachers are both seasoned educators and parents with experience working with students from all subjects and grade levels.
All of our Co-teachers are current or former licensed, trained, and experienced, classroom teachers, adjunct college professors, licensed clinical social workers (LCSW), speech language pathologists (SLP), and reading and math specialists. Each Co-Teacher educator and specialist is an accomplished professional in their area, with a minimum of 5 years teaching experience.
Educators and specialists who work with families as independent contractors, demonstrate expertise in the three main Co-Teach Competencies:
At-Home Teaching, Learning, Structures and Routines
PreK-12 Content/Academic Standards
Co-Teachers participate in a rigorous Co-Teach onboarding process and receive ongoing support to equip them to meet a range of families’ needs in a virtual and timely manner.
Meet Our Co-Teachers
Hi, my name is Gretchen. In my 15+ years in education I’ve gotten to wear many hats. I’m a former elementary teacher and instructional coach, and I’ve also served as a parent educator, teacher and leadership coach, and adjunct faculty. I have worked in a range of educational settings including: district and charter public schools, private schools, early childhood centers, and homeschool...
10+ years, Grade Prek-6
Project-based learning, Child-led learning, Homeschooling, Multi-age families, Multi-child families, Early Literacy
Hi! My name is Lysa and I'm a veteran educator and school administrator with B.S. in Journalism and a JD from Florida A&M University. I also have a Master in Business Management from Troy University.
I'm a former English teacher with proven results on student achievement and New Leaders for New Schools trained school administrator, and I have taught middle and high school ELA as well as middle school Social Studies...
20+ years, 6-10 English, 6-8 Social Studies
Literacy, Project-based learning, Executive Functioning, College Prep, Homeschooling
Hi my name is Tina Evans. I am an experienced Lead Teacher with a demonstrated history of working in public, charter, and independent schools. I have taught in both elementary and middle schools for over 15 years and I’m a Nationally Board Certified Teacher...
15+ years, Grade 3-6
Humanities, Mathematics, Reading
Hi, my name is Lo Nigrosh. I'm so happy that you’re exploring Co-Teach as a support for you and your learner and I hope you decide to work with us!
I have 10 years of teaching experience in grades ranging from kindergarten to high school. In addition to my in-school experience, I worked for a national organization that trained school leaders and teachers in understanding the standards and improved standards-based instruction.
10+ years, Grade K-10
Project-based learning, Child-led learning, Homeschooling, Spanish
Hi! My name is Lamar Allen. I have 11 years of instructional leadership experience and I’m currently a STEM educator. I have taught grades 2 through 4 and has served in leadership capacities that impact kindergarten through fifth grade. During my educational tenure I have served as site based decision making chair, grade level lead, resource teacher, multi-classroom leader, judgment board chair, and academic dean...
10+ years, Grade K-5
K-6, STEM, CRIOP Coach (Culturally Responsive Instruction Observation Protocol)
Hi! My name is Anne and I'm a visual artist and writer committed to helping children (and adults) access their inner artists. I have taught art in schools, arts organizations, and for the Saint Louis Art Museum. I'm excited to partner with families through Co-Teach to release the well of creative expression that is inherent to us all.
30 years, Pre-K-adult
Art, ELA, Atelierista, Creative Writing
Hi! My name is Abby Smith and I can’t wait to partner with families through Co-Teach! My hope is that by collaborating and supporting one another we will have a positive impact on your student’s learning. I am here to listen and learn about the successes and challenges you and your student have experienced along your educational journey. I believe in developing a partnership that will allow us to navigate how to best meet your family’s individual needs...
15+ years, Grade K-6